Janis is the author of best-selling domestic suspense novels WHAT REMAINS TRUE and ALL THAT'S LEFT OF ME, as well as three critically acclaimed humorous women’s fiction novels, SOMETHING NEW, SWEET NOTHINGS, and SAY NEVER. Award-winning MURDER IN A-MINOR is her musical murder mystery featuring songwriting detective Samantha Wedlock. Her short story, The Mighty and Me, is featured in the SCWA anthology IT'S ALL IN THE STORY.
Janis is a popular workshop leader and speaker, and a passionate writing advocate. When she isn’t writing or fulfilling her PTA duties, she loves to spend time with her kids, sing with her sister, play tennis, and throw lavish dinner parties with outrageous menus. She lives in Southern California with her husband, children, and two crazy dogs.
Her next book, FINDING GRACE, comes out late 2021 from Blackstone Publishing.